Osprey-styled drones may be protecting fleets in the near future


A drone-based on the MV-22B Osprey design may be the new guardian of the fleet, providing vital data to carrier groups and supporting counter-attacks. Known as the Bell V-247 Vigilant, the drone is a dual-tiltrotor UAV that is about... Read more

Air Command may ground new KC-46 until Boeing can fix major technical issues


Boeing has continued to blunder the KC-46 Pegasus tanker project and now the Air... Read more

Report: North Korea still expanding nuclear arsenal, could have 30-40 warheads by 2020


North Korea is reportedly expanding its nuclear arsenal, all while participating in nuclear disarmament... Read more

Locked but unloaded: Saudi Arabia not ready for war despite having top of the line weapons


Saudi Arabia is facing down a tough question in the aftermath of aerial strikes... Read more

Air Force may have to adopt a “no bomber” strategy as B-1’s age out


As the B-1B fleet nears retirement and the B-21 Raider seems further and further... Read more
Osprey-styled drones may be protecting fleets in the near future
A drone-based on the MV-22B Osprey design may be the new guardian of the fleet, providing vital data to...
Air Command may ground new KC-46 until Boeing can fix major technical issues

Air Command may ground new KC-46 until Boeing can fix major technical issues

Boeing has continued to blunder the KC-46 Pegasus tanker project and now the Air Mobility Command is complaining that...

Colt says it will only sell AR-15 to military & police forces, ends public sales

Colt says it will only sell AR-15 to military & police forces, ends public sales

Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes Gunmaker Colt announced Thursday that it was discontinuing retail sales of its AR-15 line...

Air Force may change fitness assessment, says airmen lose too much weight ahead of test

Air Force may change fitness assessment, says airmen lose too much weight ahead of test

Jennifer H. Svan Stars and Stripes The Air Force is considering changes to the way it conducts fitness assessments...

Sealift Command performs massive readiness test, largest mobilization in more than 15 years

Sealift Command performs massive readiness test, largest mobilization in more than 15 years

The U.S. Military Sealift Command is mobilizing on a scale unseen for over a decade, as it rapidly activates...

Pentagon has to stop some border wall projects because it’s out of money

Pentagon has to stop some border wall projects because it’s out of money

Rose L. Thayer Stars and Stripes Three projects to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border must be delayed because...

Report: North Korea still expanding nuclear arsenal, could have 30-40 warheads by 2020

Report: North Korea still expanding nuclear arsenal, could have 30-40 warheads by 2020

North Korea is reportedly expanding its nuclear arsenal, all while participating in nuclear disarmament discussions with the USA. Stockholm...

President Trump taps Robert O’Brien as new national security adviser

President Trump taps Robert O’Brien as new national security adviser

By Chris Megerian Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Robert O’Brien, the special envoy for hostage...

Locked but unloaded: Saudi Arabia not ready for war despite having top of the line weapons

Locked but unloaded: Saudi Arabia not ready for war despite having top of the line weapons

Saudi Arabia is facing down a tough question in the aftermath of aerial strikes against oil infrastructure: How could...

Air Force may have to adopt a “no bomber” strategy as B-1’s age out

Air Force may have to adopt a “no bomber” strategy as B-1’s age out

As the B-1B fleet nears retirement and the B-21 Raider seems further and further away from becoming a frontline...

New air-to-air missiles smaller, faster, and can take out more targets

New air-to-air missiles smaller, faster, and can take out more targets

Raytheon is in the process of developing a new air-to-air missile that will replace the AIM-120, one that will...

Russia to start test firing hypersonic missiles from submarines by next year

Russia to start test firing hypersonic missiles from submarines by next year

The Russian Navy may be the first nation to use hypersonic cruise missiles on submarines, though their effectiveness may...

New Lt. General takes over the fight against ISIS

New Lt. General takes over the fight against ISIS

Chad Garland Stars and Stripes The latest leadership turnover within the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State militants in Iraq...

“Locked & Loaded” President threatens military action after Saudi oil fields attacked

“Locked & Loaded” President threatens military action after Saudi oil fields attacked

Rick Sobey Boston Herald A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies threatened to...

Turkey will have Russian S-400 defense system up and running by next year

Turkey will have Russian S-400 defense system up and running by next year

Rufiz Hafizoglu Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan The Russian S-400 air defense systems will be used in Turkey in...

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